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Can LeBron, Westbrook or Harden actually average a triple-double this season? | FOX Sports

The 2016-17 NBA season is on pace to be one of the greatest ever — but perhaps not so great that anyone will match Oscar Robertson's most famous …

Harden says Westbrook's Thunder are 'one-man show'

James Harden is no stranger to the concept of a lone-wolf superstar carrying a team, and that's exactly what he sees in his former squad.<p>"It's Russ," …

Steph Curry’s crossover is strong — especially off the court

His Under Armour and Brita commercials reveal his marketing appeal<p>Stephen Curry has even more range than you think.<p>This goes beyond draining 30-foot …

Anthony Davis May Be Back on Track, but Pelicans Are Derailing His Future

Anthony Davis went into this season determined to "get out of my comfort zone."<p>To some extent, he has.<p>More vocal leadership. More tenacity in playing with pain.<p>And still, that growth has hardly mattered.<p>The New Orleans Pelicans are not good—and are not going to be good—this season. They beat a …

The Space Jam Soundtrack Is Still the Michael Jordan of '90s Movie Soundtracks

It's been 20 years to the day since the insta-cult-classic arrived in theaters, but its real legacy came in compact-disc form.<p><i>Space Jam</i>, the 1996 half-animated, half-live action comedy-basketball<p>comedyTHRILLER starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny, was released 20 years ago today—to a collective …

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What NBA star Andre Iguodala is learning as a tech investor

Andre Iguodala is on a mission to change how his fellow NBA players get in the game of investing their millions -- particularly in tech.<p>The Golden State Warriors swingman and 2015 NBA Finals MVP has become quite tech savvy as well, becoming an investor in several companies along with his business …

One Of Kentucky’s Latest Star Freshmen Soared Through The Air For A Powerful Jam

You’ll never believe this, but Kentucky hoops has a freshmen class full of dudes who are going to be pros sooner rather than later. The crowned jewel of the class is De’Aaron Fox, who showed why he was a top-10 recruit in the class of 2016 on Tuesday.<p>Kentucky played Michigan State in Madison Square …

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Dwight Howard made his mom cry by joking that he signed with the Utah Jazz

When Dwight Howard was a free agent this summer, he played a cruel, cruel joke on his poor mother.<p>Howard, who was born and raised in Atlanta, had …

Carmelo Anthony understands LeBron James' reaction to Phil Jackson 'posse' comment

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony said he understands why LeBron James was offended by Phil Jackson's use of the word "posse" to describe the …

Kevin Love Is an Expert Troll, Models “3-in-1” Parka

Long live “Warriors blew a 3-1 lead” jokes.<p>Ever since that fateful day last June when the Cleveland Cavaliers did the impossible and finished their historic comeback at the expense of the 73-win Golden State Warriors, the Internet has gotten great joy and innumerable laughs out of a simple memetic …

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Listen to Rick Ross' New Song Called 'Kyrie'

Over the weekend, MMG rapper Rick Ross just released a new track, and it caught our eyes because of its title: “Kyrie.”<p>In it, Rozay features both …

College basketball rankings: Kentucky new No. 1, Duke No. 5 in Top 25 (and one)

The Wildcats are at the top of our daily rankings and Kansas is up to No. 4<p>Kentucky is the new No. 1 in the CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).<p>That's the …

A Giant Challenge: A 7'3" Teen's Quest to Find His Place On and Off the Court

Everybody mentions the Toyota Avalon when they talk about the Vanovers. This includes the Vanovers themselves, who are aware of what a sight it is to see 21 feet of teenage boy come spilling out of the back seat of a four-door Japanese sedan.<p>Chris and Robyn Vanover spawned three 7-footers: twins …

Adrian Wojnarowski Just Destroyed Phil Jackson For His Failures With The Knicks

Phil Jackson is getting all sorts of bad publicity this week, even more than usual. On Tuesday, he came under fire for comments he made about LeBron James’ “posse,” a term James and his camp took offense to as they feel it carries negative racial connotations. But later on, the Knicks’ president …

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8 Early Criticisms of Stephen Curry That Sound Absurd in Retrospect

After careful examination and analysis, I have come to the brave conclusion that back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry is good at basketball. If you …

It’s NBA Draft Lottery Time—Except the Nets Gave Away All Their Tickets

Brooklyn should have a top-six pick in the coming NBA Draft, but they traded it in 2013 to land Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Whoops.<p>After their 21-61 season, the Nets should have a 15.6% chance of landing the top overall pick in Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery—and a 100% chance of at least earning a …

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Nike Is Giving Away Kyrie Irving’s New Sneaker Boxed Up Like Krispy Kremes

Kyrie Irving has an arsenal of secret tricks that make him great at basketball, but his latest reveal may be his most surprising edge yet—his own …

Kobe Bryant, 'Sports Illustrated' Announce 'Dear Basketball' Project Partnership

Retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant captivated many with his "Dear Basketball" poem for the Players' Tribune last year, and it will soon come to life in conjunction with <i>Sports Illustrated</i>.<p>According to SI.com, Kobe and <i>Sports Illustrated</i> will collaborate on a multiplatform video project based …

Jeff Teague Angrily Shoved LeBron James, Fan Sitting Courtside Got Destroyed

The Atlanta Hawks had a problem with the Cleveland Cavaliers shooting three-pointers during Game 2 of their series. They apparently also have a …

Four Thunder players would rather point at Tony Parker than guard him

While the San Antonio Spurs look like a well-oiled robot where the thought of one piece moving without the other is unfathomable, the Oklahoma City Thunder may as well be their antithesis. Nothing encapsulates that idea more than this play midway into the fourth quarter.<p>With the game close, someone …

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Examining Steven Adams' Crucial Role As Oklahoma City's 'Complementary Star'<p>Jeff Siegel 08.29.18 1 week ago 2 Comments<p>The Pacers Can Focus On Increased Expectations With Nate McMillan’s Extension Finalized<p>Brad Rowland 09.05.18 1 day ago<p>LeBron's New Lakers Teammates Most Likely To Drive Him Insane, …

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Charles Barkley said the Atlanta Hawks need to 'take out' a Cavaliers player

The Atlanta Hawks were on the wrong end of the NBA postseason’s best 3-point shooting performance on Wednesday night. They head back to Atlanta down 2-0 to Cleveland, having lost nine straight games to the Cavs.<p>In order for the Hawks to have a chance in the series, Charles Barkley thinks that the …

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Michael Jordan's agent tries to set record straight on original Nike deal

Nike first signed Michael Jordan to an endorsement deal more than 30 years ago, but the debate over who deserves credit for the signing has taken on …

Curry family lights up two 'Parents' June covers

The Currys, sports' first family, has debuted on the cover of Parents Magazine's June issue.<p>The undisputed head of the family, Riley Curry, poses with mom Ayesha, dad Stephen, and underling 9-month-old Ryan in two covers of the issue, as part of a feature wherein the family discusses "courtship, …

Kobe Bryant Is Obsessed with Becoming a Tech Bro

“He was bringing the same obsessive work ethic to learning about start-ups that he does to training.”<p><b>Kobe Bryant’s</b> sneakers have barely dried from his final game in the N.B.A. earlier this month, and he’s already well on his way to his second act. The Lakers legend, who went pro straight out of …

Carmelo Anthony Says He's a Better Scorer Than LeBron James, Stephen Curry

New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has never lacked self-confidence, and that was evident Thursday when he made a lofty declaration on <i>The Dan Patrick Show</i>.<p>According to the show's Andrew Perloff, Melo called himself a better scorer than both Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and reigning …

Lakers go back to a sweet spot with hiring of Luke Walton

A chant from the past has become a cry for the future.<p><i>"Luuuuuuuke."</i><p>A smart, selfless benchwarmer with two championship rings as a player has returned to that bench, only this time in the main seat, the beloved working man from the last glorious Lakers era charged with hammering out a new</i> …

It’s recurring nightmare for Knicks without Carmelo Anthony

Minus Carmelo Anthony, who was suffering with migraines for a second consecutive night, the Knicks lost 88-80 on Sunday to sad-sack Sacramento to …

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An Awkward Farewell to Kobe Bryant

I was in Los Angeles trying to make up for lost time. On a March evening, I hung around the back area of the Staples Center, where the walls are covered floor-to-ceiling with a cherry-colored wood composite, way past the wide, purple-painted cinder-block hallways with purple-uniformed event staff …